Tag Coastal Living

Date: 28 Feb 2014
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MYTH #5: I have to use the color blue if I want to do Coastal Décor.

Truth:  When you think about it, a seascape is so much more than just the varying shades of blue water and sky. Along with those features, is a landscape full of earthy tones derived from sandy, seashell-covered beaches, grassy sand dunes, misty harbors, wooden piers, and even towering cliffs, depending on the location. Paint manufacturers […]

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Date: 28 Jan 2014
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MYTH #4: Coastal Décor is just about decorating with seashells, driftwood, fish and so on!

Truth:  To many, the thought of coastal décor stirs up visions of seashells, driftwood, fish, oars, life preservers, and boat rope gracing every available wall and surface space! While it used to be more difficult to create a coastal inspired look without incorporating an abundance of these sea-associated objects, it is just not true today. […]

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Date: 03 Jan 2014
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Myth #3 Coastal Décor is seasonal – only for the summer months.

  Truth:  Sure, coastal décor stirs up the senses with reminders of warm summer breezes and toes buried deep in the cool sand, but there’s certainly nothing wrong with wanting to preserve those feelings year round!  After all, even in the midst of winter, there are still seashells at the beach, creatures in the water, […]

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Date: 12 Dec 2013
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MYTH #2: I cannot use coastal décor in my home unless I live in a beach style house.

Coastal Décor Truth:  If you are drawn to a certain look for your home’s interior décor, but are concerned that it isn’t consistent with the exterior design of your house — no worries — it can still be accomplished and look great if you approach the theme you desire in a strategic and personal way. Décor Magazine, […]

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Date: 28 Aug 2012
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Thank You Completely Coastal!

We wanted to send out a big thank you to Maya of Completely Coastal for all of her support!  If you are looking for a website with decorating ideas, shopping, DIY tips and all the information you can find on chic seaside design…even fun coastal vacation spots…Completely Coastal is your go-to-blog.  We love her posts…they are always […]

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Date: 18 May 2012
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Coastal Living Announces America’s 15 Happiest Seaside Towns

Recently, Coastal Living Magazine announced America’s 15 Happiest Seaside Towns. CL started with their own “dream list” which included nominations from their facebook fans. They then used the “Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, percentage of sunny and clear days, healthiness of beaches, commute times, walkability, school and crime ratings, education and financial security of the locals, and […]

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